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War of the Birds (1990)
"Fuglekrigen i Kanøfleskoven" (original title)

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An owl, two sparrows, a dove and a pair of would-be aviator mice join forces to fight against an evil bird of prey who threatens the peace in their lovely forest.

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Credited cast:
Sofie Bredesen ...
Olivia som lille (voice)
Vigga Bro ...
Duen (voice)
Lisbet Dahl ...
Betty (voice)
Pernille Hansen ...
Papegøjen (voice)
Anne Marie Helger ...
Skade (voice)
Lasse Jonsson ...
Oliver som stor (voice)
Tine Karrebæk ...
Frederik
Tommy Kenter ...
Uglen (voice)
Per Tønnes Nielsen ...
Gadefugl (voice)
Per Pallesen ...
Armstrong (voice)
Claus Ryskjær ...
Fagin (voice)
Helle Ryslinge ...
Gadefugl (voice)
Ove Sprogøe ...
Skade (voice)
Kasper Fønns Stilling ...
Ingolf (as Kasper Stilling Fønss)
Emil Tarding ...
Oliver som lille (voice)
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An owl, two sparrows, a dove and a pair of would-be aviator mice join forces to fight against an evil bird of prey who threatens the peace in their lovely forest.

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28 September 1990 (Denmark)  »

Also Known As:

Oliver et Olivia  »

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SEK 31,725 (Sweden)
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Music by Fuzzy
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Excellent animated feature.
1 May 2001 | by (Slagelse, Denmark) – See all my reviews

This is definitely animator Hastrup´s best film. A compelling and funny story of orphan bird Oliver, who along with girlfriend Olivia and a couple of mice (Frederik and Ingolf of the Cirkeline cartoons) battles evil hawk Fagin. Despite the names, film has little to do with Dickens´ novel, but that doesn´t matter, because the film is great on its own terms. Tommy Kenter´s owl is unmistakably inspired by W.C. Fields, and as usual, Hastrup´s voice casting is excellent.


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